Texas Monument, a War Memorial

Texas Monument, a War Memorial (tmp-9e1d4)

Location: Mansfield, LA 71052 De Soto Parish
Country: United States of America

N 32° 0.646', W 93° 39.903'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 60 views
Inscription
Front

Texas


Remembers her sons by whose valor and
devotion the federal enemy was defeated
at Mansfield, April 8, 1864 and
thereafter in several bloody
engagements driven from the Red River
valley. Thus was Texas saved from the
physical ruin wrought by the war in
every other southern state. Texas
commands in the Red River Campaign
of 1864 were:

12th ("8th"),18th & 22nd Tex. Inf.; 13th
Tex. Cav., Dismt; Haldeman's Tex. Btry.
(Brig Gen. Thomas N. Wall's Brigade,
Walker's Division)

11th & 14th Tex. Inf.; 6th (Gould's) Tex.
Cav. Bn., Dismtd; 28th Texas Cav, Dismtd;
Daniel's Texas Btry.
(Brig. Gen. Horace Randal's Brigade,
Walker's Division)

3rd, 16th, 17th & 19th Tex. Inf; 16th Tex.
Cav, Dismted; Edgar's Tex. Btry
(Brig. Gen. William R. Scurry's Brigade,
Walker's
Division)

15th Tex. Inf.; 17th Tex. Cosldtd. Cav,
Dismtd, 27nd, 31st & 34th Tex. Cav, Dismtd,
(Brig Gen. Camille J. Polignac's Brigade,
Mouton's Division)

(See Other Side)


Rear


23rd + 26th & 36th (Woods)+ Tex. Cav.
(Brig. Gen. Xavier B. Debray's Brigade,
Bee's Division, Green's Cav. Corps)

1st, 25th (Liken's) & Terrell's Tex. Cav.
(Col. Augustus C. Buchel's Brigade,
Bee's Division, Green's Cav. Corps)

1st & 2nd Tex. Regts. Partisan Rangers;
2nd & 3rd Cav. Regts, Arizona Brig
(Col. Walter P. Lane's Brigade,
Major's Division, Green's Cav. Corps)

4th, 5th & 7th Tex Cav.; 13th (Waller's)
Tex Cav. Bn.
(Brig. Gen' Arthur P. Backry's Brigade,
Major's Division, Green's Cav. Corps)

12th + 19th + 21st + Tex Cav; Morgan's Tex.
Cav. Bn.+
(Col. William H. Parson's Brigade,
Steele's Division, Green's Cav.
Corps)

Moseley's, Nettles'(Valverde), McMahan's
& Gibson's Tex. Btrys.+
(Green's Cav. Corps)

+ Not at Battle of Mansfield


A memorial to Texans
who served the Confederacy
Details
HM Numbertmp-9e1d4
Year Placed1964
Placed Bythe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:17pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 437189 N 3541822
Decimal Degrees32.01076667, -93.66505000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 0.646', W 93° 39.903'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 0' 38.76" N, 93° 39' 54.18" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)318
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15149 LA-175, Mansfield LA 71052, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. This markers needs some tags to help categorize the marker
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Does the marker have a number?
  9. This marker needs at least one picture.
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?